clinical reasoning

clinical reasoning

higher order thinking in which the health care provider, guided by best evidence or theory, observes and relates concepts and phenomena to develop an understanding of their significance. See clinical judgment.

clinical reasoning

The use of a patient's history, physical signs, symptoms, laboratory data, and radiological images to arrive at a diagnosis and formulate a plan of treatment.
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The findings support the growing understanding that clinical reasoning is a complex and multidimensional phenomenon that is contextually dependent and task dependent (Higgs et al 2004, Edwards et al 2004).
Despite the benefits of adopting a clinical reasoning framework, decision-making is not a concept well addressed in the naturopathic literature.
Materials/Methods: Student were included if s/he completed: a baseline (week 3) and follow-up (week 12) rating of perceived level of competency according to 8 criterion, Clinical Reasoning being one, from the Physical Therapist Clinical Performance Instrument (PTCPI); a practice assignment during week 1; and, 5 subsequent worksheets.
and other professors of medicine from the US describe transitioning from teacher to coach, establishing and communicating expectations to each member of the ward team, time management, dealing with heterogeneity in the team and establishing autonomy for each learner, conducting rounds, practical aspects like billing and coding, assessing learners' clinical reasoning, teaching patient safety and quality, improving learning in core competencies, and giving feedback, with teaching scripts for inpatient medicine problems, along with five others for topics like abdominal pain and electrocardiograms online.
There are a number of new sections in this edition that address contemporary issues such as patient safety, clinical reasoning, therapeutic communication, inter-professional communication, clinical handover, emotional intelligence, information and communication technology, and social networking.
When faculty were asked to indicate the learning objectives attempted with vSim, they most frequently indicated "deepening understanding of nursing concepts" and "improving clinical reasoning and ability to prioritize.
BOSTON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- QPID Health, a leader in clinical reasoning software, is pleased to announce that Dr.
One reason for the occurrence of such errors is a lack of clinical reasoning skills, a core competency that medical students have to learn during their studies (Norman 2005, Scott 2009).
It provides faculty greater flexibility and the student more independence to practice clinical reasoning skills.
The trouble shooting vignettes at the end of each chapter challenge the clinical reasoning of the reader and prompt the therapist to develop strategies to address varying clinical presentations.
Canada) present 39 case studies from neurologists and other clinicians around the world to illustrate to medical students, family doctors, and neurology residents common and unusual cases of various diseases that feature dementia and to reinforce clinical reasoning, integrative thinking, and problem-solving skills in diagnosis.

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